F.M. Scherer

Monday, January 12, 2004

F.M. Scherer, 82, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Nov. 6, 1921, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Fridolin and Clara Enderle Scherer. He and Ruby Roth were married Feb. 18, 1950, at Fornfelt.

He was a fireman on the Cotton Belt Railroad from 1941 to 1982 and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City and VFW Post 6407 in Scott City.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Martha Doss of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Robert Scherer of Cheyenne Wyo.; and two sisters, Loretta Vaughn of Midwest City, Okla., and Velma Statler of Carson City, Nev.

He was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City. A parish prayer service will be at 7 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. David Coon officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City, with full military honors provided by the Missouri Honors Program.